Joe Austin

Joe Austin

Joe joined Livingstone in 2017 where he primarily focuses on the Business Services sector. Prior to joining Livingstone, Joe worked at KPMG in the Corporate Finance team, providing valuation advice and other transaction services. Joe is a chartered accountant and graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2013 with first class honours.

Education & Qualifications

  • University of Sheffield
  • ACA

Latest Insights

Blog

Joe Austin | Aug 2018

Insurance broking

Commoditisation & consolidation in the insurance broking industry

The insurance broking industry in the UK is worth £14.9bn and has grown steadily at 2.8% p.a. since 2013. However, the industry is now reaching an inflection point in the midst of growing commoditisation and consolidation. This is having a profound effect on the M&A market.
Blog
Business Services

Publications

Alex John | Jul 2018

Consultancy newsletter, July 2018

Consultancy Newsletter, July 2018

2018 is proving a robust M&A market for successful consultancy firms globally thus far. Deal volumes are high and valuations remain at attractive levels relative to recent history.
Publications
Business Services

In The Press

Joe Austin | Jul 2018

Investment in the drones market. Drone business, computer weekly

Computer Weekly: Mind your drone business

In an article for Computer Weekly, Joe Austin, Analyst at Livingstone explores the rapidly developing world of drone technology which has burst onto the commercial and consumer industry scene.
In The Press
Industrial